Solidarités International (SI)

Food Security and Livelihood Team Leader

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Solidarités International (SI) is recruiting for Contract Food Security and Livelihood Team Leader

Job Description

Solidarités International (SI) is a French humanitarian organisation operating for over 35 years who is committed to providing aid in the event of conflict and natural disasters. Our mission is to provide aid as quickly and as efficiently as possible to endangered populations by meeting their vital needs: water, food and shelter.

SI has started activities in North-eastern Nigeria in August 2016 in the fields of Wash and is now intervening in 4 areas of the state for Wash and Shelter activities.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Food Security and Livelihood Team Leader

Location: Monguno, Borno
Contract Type: 3 months (with possibility of extension)
Beginning of contract: ASAP
Probation period: 1 month

Goal / Purpose

  • The FSL Team Leader will coordinate a team of Agronomists, Cash officer and Livestock officers in order to set up the Food Security and Livelihoods activities, ensuring that Solidarités International technical recommendations and procedures are followed.

List of Main Tasks
Setting up the activities /control and supervision:

  • Plan the weekly activities for his/her team and have them approved by his/her Line manager:
  • Plan human resources needs (daily workers, workers...)
  • Plan tool and material needs (request from stock)
  • Anticipate administrative issues (requests in advance)
  • Anticipate logistics issues (transport, communication means...)
  • Organize and carry out, with his/her team, tasks assigned by his/her Line manager
  • Supervise and monitor each stage of activity. Ensure that standards and instructions given by his/her Line manager, as well as Solidarités procedures, are followed
  • Respect schedules and deadlines agreed upon with his/her Line manager
  • Report back any problems and constraints encountered during the course of the activities and suggest operational solutions

Logistics and Administration:

  • When recruiting daily workers, follow procedures and directives outlined by his/her Line manager and the administrative service
  • Train his/her team members to use and maintain the available tools correctly
  • Track usage with monitoring tools provided
  • Enforce safety procedures
  • Ensure that safety procedures are followed by members of his/her team
  • Monitor the quality and quantity of material delivered to working sites
  • Ensure the receipt and storage of material and equipment necessary for his/her work to be carried out on site

Reporting / communication:

  • Take part in weekly program meetings and clusters on request
  • Keep his/her monitoring tools and files archived in the Solidarités office, accessible to his/her line manager
  • Draw up and submit a weekly task report (which should include progress made by the team) to his/her line manager
  • Take part in the drafting of the monthly program pack
  • Establish and maintain good relations with local participants and communities (populations) in the operational fields
  • Listen to the populations and local participants in the field and report to his/her line manager any non-technical or safety-related issues which could affect the activities or safety of Solidarités International teams

Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

3

Qualifications
SSCE /NABTEB /Diploma /ADN /OND /ND /NCE /B.Sc /B.Ed /B.Tech /HND
Other Requirements

Requirements
Personal abilities:

  • Professional experience: 3 years of experience in similar position (NGO/Private or Public sector) - Humanitarian experience is a plus
  • Languages: English (mandatory), Kanuri, Hausa, Shua (additional languages a plus)
  • Personal qualities: reliable, honest, very good organization, resistance to stress, good interpersonal skills (internal and external communication), team player, capacity to delegate and to manage, initiative and autonomy, capacity of prioritization of tasks

Technical competences :

  • Training: University degree in Agricultural, Nutrition or any related fields
  • Experience in voucher system
  • Relevant experience on livestock recapitalization in an early recovery context
  • Relevant experience on food items distribution and monitoring will be highly appreciated
  • Experience on VSLA
  • Project related skills : good knowledge of the project cycle, project implementation, project follow-up
  • IT skills: Good knowledge of Office software : Excel, Word, GIS, and drawing software (autocad)

Salary and conditions

  • In accordance with SI’s Terms of Employment; for national staff in Nigeria

Application Closing Date
16th August, 2019.

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About Solidarités International (SI)
Solidarités International is a non-profit organization working in areas of conflict and natural disasters. Its main aim is to provide quick and effective support for people in life-threatening situations by meeting their vital needs: water, food and shelter. The organization also has a particular focus on unsafe drinking water and food insecurity among the most vulnerable populations. Solidarités International, an organization founded in 1980 by Alain Boinet under France’s 19...
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Job Summary
Published
August 7, 2019
Offer Type
Contract
Experience
Minimum of 3years
Location
Borno
Deadline
August 16, 2019
Specialization
NGO / Community Services
Industries
NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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